WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory include all people who either participated in any of our various events (conferences, seminars, workshops, debates, etc) and/or contributed to one of our publications (books and journals). If you are interested in joining the WASD network directory, please  complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at admin@wasd.org.uk.

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Dr. Andrew Sumner


Andy Sumner is a Reader in International Development and Co-Director of King’s International Development Institute, King’s College London. His research focuses on poverty theory and concepts and the causes of poverty both at a global level and with reference to Southeast Asia and Indonesia in particular. …



Omobolanle Olorode holds a Master degree in Food Processing and Technology and Bachelor of Food Science and Technology degree from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. She has successfully authored and coauthored over ten Scientific Journals.…



Dr. P. P. PillaiI is a researcher at Cochin University of Science, India.

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Prof. Gordon MacKerron

Professor of Science and Technology Policy

Gordon MacKerron was Director of SPRU from 2008 until the end of 2013 and is now Professor of Science and Technology Policy. He was previously Director of the Sussex Energy Group at SPRU from April 2005 to November 2008.…

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Prof. Mubarak Abdelrahman Abdalla


Prof. Mubarak Abdelrahman Abdalla is a professor of soil science in the Department of Soil and Environment Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum (U of K), Shambat, Sudan. He has professional training dealing with soil fertility/Chemistry, dry land farming, waste management and nutrient cycling.…

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Prof. Seleshi Sisaye


Seleshi Sisaye is Professor of Accounting at Duquesne University. He holds two PhDs. in Development Sociology from Cornell University and in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh. His teaching interests are in managerial and cost accounting.…

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Dr. Basma ElSafi


Basma ElSafi studied Medicine at the University of Bucharest, Romania. She is a Consultant in Acute Medicine
at Kings College Hospital in London. She holds MBBS, MD (MRCP equivalent), and the Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP).…

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Dr. Pablo Catalan

Associate Professor

Dr. Pablo Catalan is an Associate Professor in Public Policy with a major in Science, Technology and Innovation, and a minor in Management Technology. Before coming to Georgia Tech, Pablo worked at the Directorate of Strategic Studies of the University of Concepcion (UdeC) in Chile and was part of the Organizing Committee of the Global Biotechnology Forum held in Concepcion in March 2004 organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the National Chilean Government.…

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Dr. Muneer M.S Al–Mubarak

Dean and Associate Professor

Dr. Muneer M.S. Al–Mubarak is an Associate Professor of Management and Marketing at Ahlia University. His main research interests are related to relationship marketing, competitive advantage, CRM, SMEs and international business relations.

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Dr. Mohamed Yousif Sukkar


Mohamed Yousif Sukkar, MB BS Khartoum, PhD Edinburgh. Researcher, MRC, UK. Head Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum. Dean, Graduate College, University of Khartoum. WHO, Consultant, Medical Education, EMRO.…

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Prof. Marc Massoud


Marc Massoud is Distinguished Professor of Accounting at Robert Day School of Economics and Finance. His area expertise are Accounting, Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations, Banking, Cost Management and International Accounting.

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Saeed Bahidrah

Doctoral Student

Saeed Bahidrah is a doctoral student in Eastern Michigan University’s programme in Technology, majoring in construction management. He is interested in lean construction, sustainability and green buildings. He is currently working on his dissertation on the factors predicting construction firms’ employees’ likelihood of adopting green building practices.…

Dr. Noraznira Abd Razak


Noraznira Abd Razak is a risk management and insurance lecturer at the Faculty of Business and Management, University Technology MARA, Melaka, Malaysia. She has more than ten years experience as a practitioner in risk management and the insurance industry and became an academician in 2006.…

Veronica Lini


Lini is Research Assistants in Food Technology Department, Widya Mandala Surabaya Catholic University. They during storage in the refrigerator. The soycorn milk colloid was more stable than that reported by Omueti and Ajomale (2005).…

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Dr. Kazi Fattah

Assistant Professor

Visiting Assistant Professor – State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF), Syracuse, New York, USA. June 15 – Aug15; American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, 2010 – Present; Visiting Assistant Professor.…

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Fatema Ebrahim Al Rawahi


Fatema Ebrahim Al-Rawahi was born in 1990 and joined Ahlia University in September, 2013 as a Research and Teaching Assistant in the Management and Marketing Department, College of Business and Finance.…

Priyanka Suryanarayan


Priyanka Suryanarayan was a graduate research project student in the Department of Biotechnology at the Manipal University Dubai Campus, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Her research included molecular characterisation of foodborne pathogens in the United Arab Emirates.

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Prof. Verity Brown

PVC Impact and Innovation

Professor Brown comes to UEL from the University of St Andrews in Scotland, where she is a professor of behavioural neuroscience. From 2014-2016, Professor Brown was vice principal (enterprise and engagement) at St Andrews, where her work included leading the university’s enterprise strategy and guiding strategic development of externally-facing assets of the St Andrews’ estate. …

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Shashank Shekhar Tiwari


Shashank Shekhar Tiwari is presently a Research Scholar at the Institute for Science and Society, The University of Nottingham, UK. He holds M. Phil. degree in Science Policy Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.…